The Instigator
wjmelements
Con (against)
Tied
7 Points
The Contender
Edam-Dutch
Pro (for)
Tied
7 Points

The current economic recession is proof that conservatism is ineffective.

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 12/22/2008 Category: Politics
Updated: 8 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Debate Rounds (2)
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wjmelements

Con

In order for PRO to win, he must successfully link this current recession to conservative policies.

I will negate all assumptions made by the opposition.

My arguments will be brought out in R2. I hope someone will accept this debate before Christmas.
Edam-Dutch

Pro

I took this debate in the mistaken belief that I waould be arguing the "Con," side. My apologies.
Debate Round No. 1
wjmelements

Con

Well, darn.

You don't have to agree with the side you are debating. In debate tournaments, being able to defend a position you don't support is a skill needed to debate.

My opponent concedes; I have won the debate.

For future reference, read more carefully when choosing whether or not to accept a debate. I shall start another of the same topic after New Years, when I get another chance.

I urge a CON vote. Any vote for PRO is outrageous and undeserved. Listen to Aerosmith. Thank you for your time.
Edam-Dutch

Pro

Edam-Dutch forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 2
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Posted by crackofdawn_Jr 7 years ago
crackofdawn_Jr
How did this end up as a tie?
Posted by wjmelements 8 years ago
wjmelements
Darn. Thanks for posting it, though.
Posted by wjmelements 8 years ago
wjmelements
You need to post an argument soon or I'll be out camping.
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